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Brazilian Airline Increases Firm Orders To 41 Aircraft
Embraer has signed an additional contract with Azul Linhas
Aereas Brasileiras for the sale of five more EMBRAER 195 jets. The
total value of the deal, at list price, is $211 million, under
January 2010 economic conditions.
Test Places 150% Of Highest Possible Normal Load On Wing
Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast has completed the ultimate load
test on the CSeries aircraft composite demonstrator wing,
successfully replicating 150 per cent of the most severe forces the
wing is ever likely to experience in service.
Potential Low-Cost Option For Hover-Hold And SAR Missions
Bell Helicopter, working in cooperation with Esterline CMC
Electronics, has developed and flight tested a new generation GPS
sensor to replace existing high-cost Doppler or inertial velocity
sensors used in automated approach-to-hover and hover-hold
The 2010/2011 edition of the Aircraft Electronic Association's
Pilot's Guide to Avionics debuts at EAA's AirVenture, and this year
also marks the rollout of the AEA's Pilot's Guide to Avionics
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protege
Agreement on July 7 with Avans Machine & Tool, a
flight-approved supplier and certified Historically Under-Utilized
Business (HUB) Zone small business located in Skyline, AL.
NRC Aerospace Announces Advancement In Icing Research
The National Research Council Canada Institute for Aerospace
Research on Monday announced a significant advance in icing
research. NRC Aerospace researchers have developed an isokinetic
probe that can measure total water content when flying at altitude
through clouds with ice crystals.
Alliant Techsystems announced on the opening day of the
Farnborough Air Show that it has shipped the first deliverables on
the A350 XWB (Xtra Wide Body) program. The recent deliveries
include stringers for three different sections of the aircraft
Aircraft Encounters Heavy Turbulence, 30 People Injured
A United Airlines flight en route to Los Angeles from
Washington, DC Tuesday encountered heavy turbulence, forcing the
plane to divert to Denver. 30 people on board the Boeing 777 were
injured, one critically.
More Than The Usual Suspects Come To Oshkosh To Discuss
One of the ejoyable things about AirVenture is the opportunity
to see innovation in progress. This year, should be quite exciting
because those who can propel our economy (not just our aircraft)
will be presenting their ideas at AirVenturefor innovation and the
emerging CleanTech economy.
Hundreds Gathered Together to Honor Women in Aviation
On July 31st, 2009, hundreds of women gathered together at
AeroShell Square to celebrate women in aviation. This was the
second year that EAA AirVenture honored women with a dedicated day
of activities, guests, and celebrations.
Looking Back At Aero-TV’s Daily Update from EAA’s
AirVenture Oshkosh for Friday, July 31st, 2009.
Friday of Oshkosh 2009 marked the second annual
“WomenVenture” celebration at EAA AirVenture. An
estimated 550 women gathered at AeroShell Square wearing lavender
t-shirts to show support including Julie Clark, Jill Long, and the
The U.S. DOT has granted antitrust immunity to American Airlines
and four international partners in "oneworld" to form an integrated
global alliance, but also imposed several conditions that DOT
says will protect consumers and preserve competition.
Gives Potential Buyers A Sneak Peek At X2 Technology
Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of
Sikorsky Aircraft, has unveiled an X2 Technology Light Tactical
Helicopter (LTH) simulator that will provide potential customers
with a tangible experience of the significant benefits of X2
Type Certification Is The Culmination Of A Three-Year
Viking Air of Victoria, BC, Canada has received Transport Canada
Type Certification for the DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter. Under an
amendment of the Type Certificate Data Sheet A-82, the Series 400
Twin Otter has been added to the approved types list of 100, 200,
and 300 Series aircraft.
Air Lease Corporation Signs Agreement For Up To 60
What seems to be a near-frenzy of orders for airliners continued
Tuesday with the announcement by Boeing that the new leasing
company Air Lease Corporation (ALC) will purchase up to 60
"(I)t is essential that our employers acknowledge our
respective members' legitimate interests in job security and in
ensuring the fair distribution of any economic benefits."
Source: Joint statement made by affected
pilot's unions concerning the DOT's grant of anti-trust
immunity to AA and the oneworld Alliance.